Minute Book
2010 Session
Senate of Virginia
WILLIAM T. BOLLING, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
SUSAN CLARKE SCHAAR, CLERK
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
 

 

Called to order at 12 m. by Lt. Governor William T. Bolling

Prayer offered by The Reverend Johnson A. Edosomwan, One God Ministry, Fairfax, Virginia

ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: quorum present

Motion of Senator Petersen dispensed with reading of Journal (40-Y 0-N)

COMMUNICATION FROM HOUSE (HN10125): reading waived (40-Y 0-N)

The House of Delegates has passed the following House bills: HB 111, 296, 486, 627, 774, 801, 888, 951

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following House joint resolutions: HJ 81, 136

The House of Delegates has agreed to the following Senate joint resolution: SJ 103

House bills and joint resolutions referred: see January 27 Senate Calendar

BILLS REPORTED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 27, 100A, 131, 283A, 294, 295, 298, 311A, 417A

From Finance: SB 15, 57, 178A, 217S, 335, 342A, 422, 578S, 633, 669

BILL REREFERRED

From Commerce and Labor: SB 644 rereferred to Finance

SR 3 and 4 offered by Senator Marsh

SR 8 and 9 offered by Senator Saslaw

SJ 142 - offered by Senator Miller, Y.B.

SJ 143 - offered by Senator Miller, Y.B.

SB 727 - offered by Senator Miller, Y.B. (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

SJ 144 - offered by Senator Quayle

SB 728 - offered by Senator Quayle (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Bills presented, ordered printed and referred/joint resolutions laid on Clerk’s Desk under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 9: see January 27 Senate Calendar

CALENDAR

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 324 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 13 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 52 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 89 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 104 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 116 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 117 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 145 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 148 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 165 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 193 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 194 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 196 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 215 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 260 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 270 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 275 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 286 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 297 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 323 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 349 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 354 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 410 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 462 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 471 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 540 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 596 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 608 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 613 - Read third time and passed Senate block vote (40-Y 0-N)

SB 221 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB 242 - out of block, Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (40-Y 0-N),Watkins floor amendment agreed to, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote), Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N), Read third time and Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 262 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)

SB 269 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 5-N 1-A)

SB 299 - out of block, Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)

SB 456 - out of block, passed by for day

SB 523 - out of block, passed by for day

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to HJR 192 (Election of a Justice of the Supreme Court, a Judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, Circuit Court Judges, General District Court Judges, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, a Member of the State Corporation Commission and a Member of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON THIRD READING

SB 139 - Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 6-N)

SB 280 - passed by for day

SB 69 - Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 14-N), Reconsideration of passage rejected by Senate (18-Y 21-N)

SB 374 - Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N)

SJ 145 - offered by Senator Wampler (unanimous consent to introduce by voice vote)

Resolution presented, ordered printed and referred under Senate Rules 11(b), (26)g and HJR 9: see January 27 Senate Calendar

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 12:50 p.m. to reconvene at 1:45 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 1:45 p.m.

HJR 192 - Rules suspended, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), readings waived, Lucas floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Reynolds floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), agreed to (40-Y 0-N), House informed

CALENDAR (Continued)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 228 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 254 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 255 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 277 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 405 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 479 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

SB 628 - Read second time, Committee substitute rejected (voice vote), Wagner floor substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate block vote (voice vote)

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READING

SB 9 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 321 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 518 - Read second time, Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

SB 539 - Read second time, Committee substitute agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed by Senate (voice vote)

UNCONTESTED CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 106 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 189 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 191 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 244 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 259 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 276 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 346 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 382 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 384 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 385 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 521 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 569 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 591 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

REGULAR CALENDAR

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

SB 248 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

SB 546 - Rules suspended, Constitutional reading dispensed block vote (40-Y 0-N), Passed by for day

On motion of Senator Saslaw, the Senate recessed at 2:00 p.m. to reconvene at 2:20 p.m.

The Senate reconvened at 2:20 p.m.

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: House agreed to Senate amendments to HJR 192

SR 5, 6, and 7 - offered by Senator Marsh

Joint Order pursuant to HJR 192

SR 3 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 4 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 5 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (38‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 6 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), Marsh floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 7 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 8 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

SR 9 - Rules suspended, committee discharged, readings waived, taken up for immediate consideration (40‑Y 0‑N), engrossed, agreed to (voice vote)

MESSAGE FROM HOUSE: Nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 192

House informed that nominations have been made pursuant to HJR 192

ELECTION OF A JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA, A JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS OF VIRGINIA, CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, GENERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, JUVENILE AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, A MEMBER OF THE STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION AND A MEMBER OF THE VIRGINIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSION

A Justice of the Supreme Court (40‑Y 0‑N)

Cynthia D. Kinser 

A Judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia (40‑Y 0‑N)

Walter S. Felton, Jr. 

Circuit Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

Second Judicial Circuit: Stephen C. Mahan

Third Judicial Circuit: Kenneth R. Melvin

Fourth Judicial Circuit: Charles E. Poston

Tenth Judicial Circuit: Joel C. Cunningham

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Frederick G. Rockwell, III

Twelfth Judicial Circuit: Harold W. Burgess, Jr.

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: Beverly W. Snukals

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: Walter W. Stout, III

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Michael F. Devine

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Brett A. Kassabian

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit: Lorraine Nordlund

Twenty-third Judicial Circuit: William D. Broadhurst

Twenty-third Judicial Circuit: Charles N. Dorsey

Twenty-seventh Judicial Circuit: Colin R. Gibb

Twenty-ninth Judicial Circuit: Michael L. Moore

Twenty-ninth Judicial Circuit: Henry A. Vanover

General District Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

Second Judicial District: Teresa N. McCrimmon

Second Judicial District: Gene A. Woolard

Third Judicial District: Morton V. Whitlow

Fourth Judicial District: James S. Mathews

Fourth Judicial District: Joseph A. Migliozzi

Ninth Judicial District: Jeffrey W. Shaw

Tenth Judicial District: Charles H. Warren

Tenth Judicial District: J. William Watson, Jr.

Eleventh Judicial District: Lucretia A. Carrico

Thirteenth Judicial District: D. Eugene Cheek, Sr.

Thirteenth Judicial District: Joi Jeter Taylor

Sixteenth Judicial District: Edward K. Carpenter

Eighteenth Judicial District: Becky J. Moore

Nineteenth Judicial District: Thomas E. Gallahue

Nineteenth Judicial District: Mitchell I. Mutnick

Twentieth Judicial District: Julia Taylor Cannon

Twenty-second Judicial District: M. Lee Stilwell, Jr.

Twenty-fourth Judicial District: Harold A. Black

Twenty-fifth Judicial District: Gordon F. Saunders

Twenty-eighth Judicial District: Joseph S. Tate

Thirty-first Judicial District: Steven S. Smith

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges (40‑Y 0‑N)

Second Judicial District: Deborah V. Bryan

Third Judicial District: William S. Moore, Jr.

Fourth Judicial District: Joseph P. Massey

Fifth Judicial District: Alfreda Talton-Harris

Seventh Judicial District: Ronald E. Bensten

Ninth Judicial District: George C. Fairbanks, IV

Tenth Judicial District: Marvin H. Dunkum

Twelfth Judicial District: D. Gregory Carr

Fourteenth Judicial District: Stuart L. Williams, Jr.

Seventeenth Judicial District: George D. Varoutsos

Nineteenth Judicial District: Teena D. Grodner

Twenty-second Judicial District: Dale M. Wiley

Twenty-sixth Judicial District: Elizabeth Kellas Burton

Thirty-first Judicial District: D. Scott Bailey 

A Member of the State Corporation Commission (40‑Y 0‑N)

Mark C. Christie 

A Member of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (40‑Y 0‑N)

William L. Dudley, Jr. 

Reading of report waived (39‑Y 1‑N)

On motion of Senator Colgan, the Senate adjourned at 3:18 p.m. to convene Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 12 m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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